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Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles

A family of Services. A family that serves.

three stars

86.72

3580 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (877) 275-4537   Web Site
EIN: 95-1691013

Board Leadership
Shana Passman
Board Chair

CEO
Eli Veitzer
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 86.72 three stars
  Financial 81.47 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 97.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles is an extended family of compassionate social services that enriches the community and improves the lives of countless men, women and children of all religions, ethnicities and ages. For over 160 years, JFS has counseled families, fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless and protected the vulnerable. As Los Angeles' oldest and most dynamic charitable organization, JFS is a trusted source of care and support, meeting the diverse and changing needs of a diverse and changing city. JFS serves more than 100,000 people every year.

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles is an extended family of compassionate social services that enriches the community and improves the lives of countless men, women and children of all religions, ethnicities and ages. For over 160 years, JFS has counseled families, fed the hungry, sheltered the homeless and protected the vulnerable. As Los Angeles' oldest and most dynamic charitable organization, JFS is a trusted source of care and support, meeting the diverse and changing needs of a diverse and changing city. JFS serves more than 100,000 people every year.

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Financial

three stars

81.47

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

97.00

This rating was published 11/01/2018 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
81.4%
  Administrative Expenses 13.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.58
  Program Expenses Growth -1.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 21.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 86.72 three stars
The Centers for Families and Children (OH) 85.10 three stars
Benevilla (AZ) 89.35 three stars
LISTEN Community Services (NH) 92.66 four stars
Jewish Family Service of Metrowest New Jersey (NJ) 87.99 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $15,621,010
   Federated Campaigns $3,636,182
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,351,379
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,702,802
Total Contributions $30,311,373
   Program Service Revenue $3,139,585
Total Primary Revenue $33,450,958
   Other Revenue $459,476
TOTAL REVENUE $33,910,434
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $25,512,439
   Administrative Expenses $4,724,377
   Fundraising Expenses $1,528,671
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,765,487
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $2,144,947
   
Net Assets $26,820,345

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Older Adults $15,383,988 60.3%
Food and Nutrition $5,497,064 21.5%
Counseling and Case Management $2,628,013 10.3%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-06 11/01/2018 86.72 three stars
2016-06 03/01/2018 85.42 three stars
2015-06 12/21/2016 87.84 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.87 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 90.76 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 92.58 four stars
2013-06 12/22/2014 92.60 four stars
2012-06 11/01/2013 90.49 four stars
2011-06 09/01/2012 85.11 three stars
2010-06 09/20/2011 83.02 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-06 07/01/2011 71.91 two stars
2009-06 07/01/2010 72.99 two stars
2008-06 06/01/2009 76.60 two stars
2006-06 10/01/2007 79.03 two stars
2005-06 11/01/2006 79.18 two stars
2004-06 01/01/2006 86.65 three stars
2003-06 10/01/2004 87.01 three stars
2002-06 09/01/2003 92.44 four stars
2001-06 10/15/2002 92.36 four stars
2000-06 04/15/2002 86.20 three stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 95-1691013
Name in IRS Master File JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF LOS ANGELES
NTEE Code P40
NTEE Classification Family Services
NTEE Type Human Services - Multipurpose and Other
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (902) Emergency or disaster aid fund
(922) Endowment fund or financial services
(328) Combat juvenile delinquency
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date December, 1935
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
  • June, 2012
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$309,524 0.97% Paul S. Castro President, Chief Executive Officer

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (CA) 86.72 three stars
Wesley Community Center (TX) 95.80 four stars
Family & Children's Place (KY) 90.81 four stars
Florence Crittenton Services of Colorado (CO) 91.45 four stars
House of Ruth, Washington, D.C. (DC) 89.02 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles
3580 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 700
Los Angeles, CA 90010
tel: (877) 275-4537
EIN: 95-1691013

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Board Leadership

Shana Passman
Board Chair

CEO

Eli Veitzer
President & CEO

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